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Petition Demands That They Let People Drink the Sarcophagus Juice

In "some sort of carbonated energy drink."<p>On Thursday, some archeologists over in Egypt decided to go against the threat of a world-ending curse to open up a 2,000-year-old black sarcophagus found in Alexandria. In it they found three skeletons, believed to be of military officials, marinating in a …

Archaeology

Every Tiny Speck of Light in This Image Is a Galaxy

To help us grok the immensity of the cosmos, the European Space Agency has released a remarkable image of space in which every point is an entire …

Universe

Stream video to any TV from your iPhone or Android with this $16 gadget

Rarely do you come across products that bridge the gap between iOS and Android. After all, Apple uses proprietary software and Google uses all sorts …

Tech Trends

Get Free Battlefield 5 DLC Items By Playing Battlefield 1, Here's How

Just as it did in the lead-up to Battlefield 1, EA is holding a special event preceding the launch of Battlefield V this October. The "Road to Battlefield V" event, as it's called, will see EA give away DLC for Battlefield 1 and Battlefield 4, including more than 20 multiplayer maps.<p>Every expansion …

Gaming Industry

Banner Urgent Care to begin using new technology to assess brain injuries

Starting this summer, Banner Health Urgent Care in Greeley will be among the first in the nation to begin using BrainScope, a new device that …

U.S. Dept. of Defense

The Dos and Don'ts of Grilling Fruit

Advice for the charred fruit-curious<p>The first time I was served grilled fruit, it seemed like a magic trick. Growing up, burgers, hot dogs, brats, …

BBQ

Mexican Corn on the Cob (Elote) Recipe

"My Mexican friend gave me this recipe for corn on the cob. Street vendors there sell their corn made this way. Cotija cheese can be found in most …

Recipes

Coca-Cola Cake Recipe

This Coca-Cola cake is probably the easiest and most delicious quick dessert ever! So simple and so creamy! You will need around 40 minutes to make …

Dessert

Grilled Serrano Salsa Verde

Makes about 2 cups<p>Grilling the chiles tames their heat a bit and adds a nice smoky flavor to this green sauce recipe. You can also fine-tune the heat by using fewer or more chiles, depending on the intensity of the ones you have and your personal taste. Try this sauce with our dinner-served-cold …

Cooking

Last Chance: Free Fortnite Skin And Loot From Amazon/Twitch Prime

Twitch Prime continues to be the gift that keeps on giving. Each month, Twitch users with Amazon Prime get a bunch of freebies, ranging from games to in-game items for titles. Perhaps the most exciting is free Fortnite gear, such as the Fortnite Twitch Prime Pack #2, which Epic Games has just …

Gaming

The Best Tech to Buy on Amazon Prime Day

The most obvious way to save: buy an Amazon product. But Prime Day will include a number of gadget deals. Here's a sneak peek at what to expect on …

Meet the Press

10 Apps to Delete from Your Teenager's Phone (and 4 to Watch Closely)

Apps

How to find your way out of the woods without tools—or your phone

Navigate back to civilization.<p>Today, we live in a world where GPS systems, digital maps, and other navigation apps are all available on our smartphones. Few of us just walk straight into the woods without a phone, a personal GPS, or another navigation tool. But phones run on batteries, and …

Astronomy

How to Block Robocalls and Spam Calls

Are you getting too many phone calls from spammers and telemarketers? You can take several steps to battle against those annoying, unknown …

Apps

HDR10+ is one step closer to reaching your TV

Samsung, Panasonic, 20th Century Fox and Amazon are one step closer to giving Dolby Vision a run for its money. Companies now have easy access to the open, royalty-free HDR10+ standard thanks to a just-launched program that lets manufacturers prove TVs, monitors and other devices can handle the …

Panasonic

Samsung QLED Takes On An OLED Army At Key TV Shootout

After something of a ‘no contest’ victory for OLED in 2017, the battle between LED and OLED televisions is well and truly back on. Thanks to Samsung massively upping its game with its spectacular new Q9FN flagship ‘QLED’ TVs, AV enthusiasts are once again faced with a tough choice over which way to …

Yamaha’s new YAS-108 soundbar has a slim footprint, beefy 3D sound

Yamaha has announced the successor to its popular YAS-107 soundbar, a solid-sounding device that has long been one of the best affordable TV audio …

Picture Perfect: TV Settings That Deliver the Ultimate Picture Quality

If you recently bought a new television, you’ll notice that things have changed when it comes to out-of-the-box TV settings.<p>It used to be that when …

Tutorials

How to reset your router

If you’ve been paying attention to news lately, you may have noticed the widespread calls from the FBI and DOJ to reset your home wireless router for …

Beware fake 120Hz refresh rates on 4K TVs

Think you're getting a 120Hz TV? Hold up just a second. You might not be.<p>Many TVs today are 60Hz, despite having "motion rates" and "effective refresh rates" claiming much higher numbers, including 120, 240 and more. TV companies are deliberately hiding the actual refresh rate from you, and it's …

How to find your Mac's Home folder (and add it to Finder)

The Home folder on your Mac contains a number of folders -- Applications, Desktop, Documents, Downloads, Movies, Music, Pictures, Public -- that you'll likely access frequently. But strangely, the Home folder is hard to find the in Finder by default. I'll show you how to find your Home folder and …

13 apps for your iPhone that are better than the ones Apple made

Thankfully, though, the App Store is overflowing with alternative apps, many of which are better than Apple's.<p>Whether you're looking to organize your photos, get work done, or get around town, we've scoured the App Store for the best apps that are better than the default ones on your iPhone.

Apps

Netgear combines cable modem, Wi-Fi and voice service in a new gateway for Comcast

You now can get your own internet equipment even if you use telephone service from Comcast.<p>If you're a Comcast internet customer, it's generally a good idea to get your own equipment; you have better control of your network and avoid paying the some $10 monthly rental fee. And now you can do that …

CNET's 10 favorite Alexa tips of 2016

Amazon's Alexa has grown tremendously this year, in both the number of devices the smart home assistant powers and in what she's capable of.<p>Over 5,000 skills are available in the catalog, most of which have been added in the last six months. That means there's likely a lot your Alexa speaker can do …

Make Spotify the default music player on your Echo

I think it's to Amazon's credit that the Echo smart speaker can be paired with various third-party music services -- particularly Spotify, which effectively puts all the music of the world (minus Taylor Swift) at your vocal fingertips.<p>I mean, Amazon has its own music service, and no doubt it would …

Spotify

Most Popular DIY Projects of 2016

Whether you’re building your own computer or making repairs on your house, the do it yourself attitude is always prevalent here at Lifehacker. Here …

Raspberry Pi

How to Refresh & Speed Up iPhone 7, 8 & X, as Well as Older Models

If you've noticed your iPhone has slowed down since you updated your device, it might be due to memory problems. If your iPhone is crashing, slow to respond, or freezing on random screens, it’s time to speed up your iPhone with this simple tip. When your iPhone is restarted, the RAM (memory) is …

Do These 12 Things First When You Get a New iPhone

Set Up Find My iPhoneWhen you get a new iPhone—especially if it's your first iPhone—there are literally hundreds (maybe even thousands) of things to …

The 5 best tablets for kids in 2016

Things to consider<p>Before jumping in with our pick of the best tablets for kids, it's worth thinking about some of the factors you'll want to consider …

Kids

Here’s how and where you can stream the best 4K content

If you recently bought a 4K Ultra HD television — or you’re thinking about scooping one up — you’ll find yourself on the hunt for the best 4K content …

4K Ultra HD